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· December, 2011

Stories about Photos from December, 2011

Chile: Neighbors and Netizens Unite to Save Concon Dunes

After 20 years of struggle against the construction of a real-estate project on a delicate and unique ecosystem called the Concon Dunes, neighbors and netizens have united their voices to...

India: Some More Travel Tales in Images

Freelance travel writer and photographer Arun sums up his India travels in 2011, through a series of images.

Pakistan: Images from the Manghopir Shrine

Blogger Karachi Walla shares some images from a visit to the Manghopir Shrine – one of the oldest Sufi shrines located in the suburbs of Gadap town, to the North-West...

China: Dream and Reality

Jing Gao from Ministry of Tofu translated a local feature story on Chinese photographer Fan Shunzan's photo series, How Much Time Does the Reality Allow For A Dream. In the...

India: A Blogger's Travel Tales – via Images

Charukesi looks back on 2011 and shares stories of her travels – through some vibrant photographs.

Russia: The Opposition in St. Petersburg Fails to Reach Understanding

December 2011 post-election protest events consist of two elements: 'professional oppositioners' and concerned citizens. In Moscow those two elements managed to get together. In St. Petersburg, however, the meeting was...

China: Rural Migrant Workers’ Protests

Archer Wang from Ministry of Tofu translated an online special feature report on Chinese migrant workers’ protests for collecting their due salary from employers.

India: A Photo Journey to Hatu Temple in Himachal Pradesh

Photo Journey captures the Hatu Temple, situated in Himachal Pradesh, India, in all its glory.

Liberia: Who Was at Fault for Monrovia Riots?

The Christmas vacation job scheme designed by Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to benefit 3,000 students turned Liberia's capital, Monrovia, into a scene of violence and destruction. Who was at fault?,...

Sri Lanka: When Santa Looks Scary

indi.ca feels that Sri Lanka's Santas are invariably scary – offers a few pictures to illustrate the same.

India: Old Indian Photos

Old Indian Photos – an amazing archive of photos from India, right from the 1800's. Go, take a peek.

Armenia: Fans of Facebook Cocktail Bar

Global Voices’ Caucasus Editor snaps a photo from mobile of a new cocktail bar in Yerevan, the Armenian capital. The bar is called ‘Fans of Facebook’ and there's of course...

Yemen: The Amazing Life March Arrives in Sanaa

Thousands of Yemenis just arrived in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, after marching from the city of Taiz in the south, to call for the trial of Yemeni president Ali Abdulla...

Spain: Fighting for the Right to a Home

The housing bubble, the financial crisis, and high unemployment rates have left thousands of families without homes in Spain and the victims of foreclosures have names and stories to tell.

Ethiopia: Swedish Journalists Found Guilty of Terrorism Charges

The verdict against two Swedish journalists, Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson, detained in Ethiopia has caused strong reactions from defenders of press freedom. The judge in the case has called...

Philippines: State of National Calamity After Tropical Storm Sendong

A state of national calamity was declared by the Philippine president after tropical storm Sendong devastated many parts of north Mindanao Island. More than 1,000 people have already died in...

Kuwait: Stateless Protesters Attacked for Demanding Rights

Arrests, beatings and harassment face protesters championing for the rights of 100,000 stateless in Kuwait, struggling to have the rights to documents, education, health care, employment, and most importantly naturalization....

Egypt: Women Rally for Dignity

Thousands of Egyptian women took to the streets of Cairo today to protest for their dignity, after women were beaten up by soldiers during running battles between the army and...

Arab World: Global Voices Bridges on Twitter

As a part of our end-of-year coverage we in the Middle East and North Africa region look back at some of the major events we covered during 2011. The following...

China: Abandoned Wonderland

Sven Holler from Ministry of Tofu posts pictures of an abandoned amusement park, Wonderland, at the outskirts of Beijing city .

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